Hard Bop Boulevard

tue 21 oct 2008 15:30 
Genre: Bebop
Composer: Dizzy Gillespie

Saxophone player Johnny Griffin (part 6). With colleague Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis they knocked about America as a tenor tandem for a few years. They tried to score points off each other in daredevil tempos but also showed their sensitive natures in their ballad performances.

1.     Abundance (Norman Simmons)  
        CD: Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis & Johnny Griffin: Battle
                Prestige OJCCD-1085-2 (P-7282)


63rd Street Theme (Johnny Griffin)  
        CD: zie 1.

3.     Tin Tin Deo (Chano Pozo)   5:42
        CD: The Johnny Griffin/Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis
Quintet: Tough Tenor Favorites
                Jazzland OJCCD-1861-2 (JLP-976)

4.     Ow! (Dizzy Gillespie)  
        CD: zie 3.

5.     Blue Lou (Sampson-Mills)
        CD: zie 3.